SolarWinds NPM Pros and Cons

SolarWinds NPM Pros

reviewer1403643
Manager of Operations - Enterprise at a university with 10,001+ employees
The product covers our needs for the basic care and feeding of servers, whether they are physical or virtual.
View full review »
DonaldBakels
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Adfontessoftware
A product that is well-tested and trusted in demanding situations.
View full review »
Andrew Ntuyo
Senior Network Engineer at Element Critical
The solution is extremely stable. We haven't had any issues in that regard. We haven't had issues with bugs, glitches, or crashes.
View full review »
Learn what your peers think about SolarWinds NPM. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: December 2020.
456,495 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Daniel Shine
Systems and Data Warehouse Supervisor at MMSD
The alerting and usage tracking notifications on disk space capacity, network and processor utilization.
View full review »
reviewer1291851
Technical Support Specialist at a consultancy with 11-50 employees
The biggest thing for me is that it provided enough information for me to monitor. It alerts and provides you with the information you need.
View full review »
DineshNekkanti
Digital Innovation at Bobcat Company
Technical support has always been great. They are very responsive. We've been satisfied with their level of support.
View full review »
Rajesh Bage
Server and Network Monitoring Engineer at ZS Associates
We can proactively fix historical issues, so we won't face those problems in future.
View full review »
David Olusesan
System Administration at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
This has helped us to monitor the availability of our routers, switches, servers, and virtual environments.
View full review »
SolarWinds677
Information Technology Director at a transportation company with 11-50 employees
I can do everything remotely, including running PowerShell scripts or performing standard updates.
View full review »
reviewer742629
IT Expert & Data Center Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
We had some interfaces where the SFP Ports were having some problems after a while. We found which of the SFP Ports was having the error and changed it, so the bandwidth become okay.
View full review »

SolarWinds NPM Cons

reviewer1403643
Manager of Operations - Enterprise at a university with 10,001+ employees
Technical support and releases are not particularly reliable.
View full review »
DonaldBakels
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Adfontessoftware
The only thing that can be improved is to continually add to the existing capabilities of the product.
View full review »
Andrew Ntuyo
Senior Network Engineer at Element Critical
In terms of scalability, there is room for improvement. When you start monitoring, if you have so many interfaces and you're trying to monitor them at a faster interval, or a shorter interval, you get to a point where you need to request another node.
View full review »
Learn what your peers think about SolarWinds NPM. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: December 2020.
456,495 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Daniel Shine
Systems and Data Warehouse Supervisor at MMSD
Complex and overly detailed setup.
View full review »
reviewer1291851
Technical Support Specialist at a consultancy with 11-50 employees
Sometimes there are issues when upgrading to a new version of the product.
View full review »
DineshNekkanti
Digital Innovation at Bobcat Company
There needs to be more integration of widgets, especially for reporting purposes.
View full review »
Rajesh Bage
Server and Network Monitoring Engineer at ZS Associates
It is not that stable. As a Windows software, I have seen issues with SolarWinds. The performance is slow.
View full review »
David Olusesan
System Administration at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Application Performance Monitoring should be included in this solution.
View full review »
SolarWinds677
Information Technology Director at a transportation company with 11-50 employees
I would like to see integration with antivirus or other security endpoint solutions.
View full review »
reviewer742629
IT Expert & Data Center Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
We are looking to change away from this solution because of the documentation and the solution doesn't have enough integration in our country. The documentation is too weak.
View full review »
Learn what your peers think about SolarWinds NPM. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: December 2020.
456,495 professionals have used our research since 2012.